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Unformatted text preview: <-- RETURN TO ASSIGNMENTS PAGEExercise 4Be prepared to discuss in sections the comparison between the version of these stories in Matthew and the versions in Mark. Turn in a summary of observations and questions about what you see to be significant or interesting differences between the version of these sections in Matthew and the version in Mark. (Luke's version, where there is one, is provided FYI; for this exercise, focus particularly on Matt and Mark.)1. What are the most interesting and significant differences between the two versions, in your view?2. Do you have any preliminary observations to explain these differences? How they illustrate overallcharacteristics or tendencies in these two gospels?Matthew 3:13-17Mark 1:9-11Luke 3:21-223.13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him1.9 In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan.3.21 Now when all the people were baptized,3.14 John would have prevented him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?" 3.15 But Jesus answered him, "Let it be so now; for thus it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness." Then he consented.3.16 And when Jesus was baptized, he went up immediately from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and alighting on him;1.10 And when he came up out of the water, immediately he saw the heavens opened and the Spirit descending upon him like a dove;and when Jesus also had been baptized and was praying,...
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2008 for the course RELIG 220 taught by Professor Michaelwilliams during the Spring '08 term at University of Washington.
- Spring '08